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GAA Round-Up: Honours Even In Salthill & Tullamore

No shocks in the GAA Championship today but plenty of talking points following draws in both the Leinster Football and Hurling Championships.  In the weekends only Liam MacCarthy Cup fixture, Galway and Wexford played out to a draw in Salthill while Longford and Kildare were forced into extra-time in Tullamore before finishing level. Elsewhere, It was a case of third …

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Conclusions Following Donegal’s Drab Win Over Fermanagh

Fermanagh 0-9 Donegal 0-15 Donegal were made to work for it but in the end, they overcame Fermanagh with six points to spare at Brewster Park this afternoon.  The Tir Conaill men got off to a slow start as they struggled to cope with Fermanagh’s defensive wall, however, they just had too much quality for last year’s Ulster finalists in …

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All-Ireland Contenders Out In Force As Football Takes Centre Stage

Gaelic football takes centre stage this weekend as All-Ireland champions, Dublin, start their journey towards what they hope is an unprecedented five-in-a-row.  They take on a Louth side who will be buoyed by their goal-scoring exploits in 2019. The game in Portlaoise will act as the main event in a double-header with Carlow versus Meath. Another Leinster double-header goes down …

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BOI Celtic Challenge Round-Up: Group H Off To A Flying Start

The 2019 Bank Of Ireland Celtic Challenge got underway this weekend, with three cracking games in Group H opening the proceedings as Derry, Down and Armagh all picked up hard-fought victories. Read our full round-up of the games below. _____ Derry Edge Out Tyrone In Cracking Owenbeg Opener Derry 3-15 – 3-12 Tyrone Derry edged this thrilling Group H opener …

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Allianz Football League: Key Talking Points In Round Six

The penultimate round of the Allianz Football League talks place throughout today with a bumper 16 game fixture list to sink our teeth into. So far, the only confirmed league final we have is that between Leitrim and Derry in Division 4 with the two sides coming face-to-face today in Celtic Park, Derry. Mayo travel to Tralee looking to get …

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GAA Stock Watch: Gallagher On The Up While Geezer Takes A Tumble

Following another epic weekend of Allianz Football League action we now get a clearer picture of how the four divisions are shaping up ahead of the final two fixtures. There were plenty of talking points following the weekend’s action. Sligo are now a confirmed Division 4 team following an eight-point defeat to Westmeath. Leitrim and Derry are going in the …

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Allianz Football League Four Players To Watch In Round Five

A lot can happen in Round Five of the Allianz Football League as a county’s entire season can sway on one result this weekend. Round Four saw some classy performances. Peter Harte was majestic in Tyrone’s win over Monaghan, Evan Comerford came of age and Donal O’Hare fired Down to the top of the league with a hat-trick. The leagues …

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Key Talking Points Following Allianz Football League Round Four

We have officially passed the half-way point of the 2019 Allianz Football League and the drama continues to unfold as we enter the home stretch. Dublin got their league back on track with a comprehensive eight-point win over Mayo, while Kerry overcame Galway thanks to a late, late effort from Irish dancing sensation, Tomás Ó Sé. Division Two and Three are …

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A Big Weekend For The Mayo Footballers

Allianz Football League Division 1, Dr. Hyde Park, Roscommon 27/3/2016 Roscommon vs Mayo Mayo’s Evan Regan and Aidan O’Shea Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

This weekend sees Mayo footballers play their first qualifier game since 2010. Five Connacht titles have followed over the next five years, but none have made Mayo For Sam a reality. Now they must prepare for an alternative route. On our weekly podcast, it has widely been discussed that this qualifier route may be of benefit to Mayo. Why so? …

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Why Ulster Football Is The Only Surviving Provincial Championship

Conor McManus lifts the Anglo Celt cup 19/7/2015 INPHO

Things have come a long way for Ulster football. It was always seen as the worst provincial championship, but now things have gone full circle where Ulster is the only healthy provincial championship remaining. Here we look at why this is the case. The first media term given to Ulster football was ‘puke football’. This was how Pat Spillane described …

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Pundit Arena Football Power Rankings #1

Brian Barry has provided the public with Hurling Power Rankings for the last few weeks. Now Sean Cremin is taking over with the football side of things. Since there are so many more counties playing football in the one championship, we are going to keep it to the top 10 every week. , So here it goes; Dublin Top of the …

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Winners & Losers From The 2015 Football Championship

As the 2015 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship draws to a close this Sunday week, we reflect back on the aspects of the championship that have made both a positive and negative impacts. ______ Winners Fermanagh Nobody can deny that Pete McGrath has done a phenomenal job with this outfit in 2015. At the beginning of the calendar year, many would …

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Something Is Wrong: Why Is Fermanagh’s Positivity & Pride Being Criticised?

Fermanagh have been unfairly criticised for their so-called post-match ”enjoyment” in the wake of last Sunday’s defeat to Dublin. In fact, throughout the game and after, the Ernesiders displayed huge positives that are associated with the GAA but have been missing of late. Their attitude was a breath of fresh air. In the last twenty minutes of Fermanagh’s clash with the Dubs, …

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